[Skimmertalk] [CQ-Contest] RBN Stats

Gerry Hull gerry at yccc.org
Mon Nov 25 16:12:49 EST 2013

I wish people would use my node more -- taking some load from you Dave,
 ARCluster had no issues.  Mine is in the cloud, with many gigabits of
bandwidth.  Either dxc.w1ve.com or w1ve.com works.
It used to be the default N1MM list but seems to be missing now.

On Mon, Nov 25, 2013 at 9:04 AM, David Robbins <k1ttt at verizon.net> wrote:

> my node was overrun and kept crashing.  100k spots/hr times 200+ users
> DOES NOT fit through my outgoing dsl link which backs up the node till it
> runs out of memory.  If terry doesn't put in a number of user limit I will
> have to change to a members only node... even a max user limit is going to
> be ugly as most users will never get the word and will just keep connecting
> over and over... this will likely force me to change telnet ports also just
> to weed out the oblivious.
> Nov 25, 2013 08:44:52 AM, n4zr at contesting.com wrote:
> The RBN's throughput in this weekend's contest set an all-new high,
> averaging about 33 spots per second from 110-120 Skimmers
> simultaneously. We made 2.8 million spots on Saturday and 2.9 million
> on Sunday
> The DX Spider telnet server ran as much as 35 minutes behind on
> Saturday, but did not crash, while the AR Cluster V6 server ran smoothly
> and on time all weekend, so far as we can tell. First priority will be
> finding a solution for the telnet.reversebeacon.net Telnet node before
> spring.
> Any feedback will be very welcome - direct e-mail please, so as not to
> clog the reflector. In particular, did you use filtering, including the
> CT1BOH Skimmer quality filters on AR Cluster V6? How did they work for you?
> --
> 73, Pete N4ZR
> Check out the Reverse Beacon Network at
> http://reversebeacon.net,
> blog at reversebeacon.blogspot.com.
> For spots, please go to your favorite
> ARC V6 or VE7CC DX cluster node.
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